Serve meals in a kitchen island with cooktop will require you to build a friendly space for users. Planning the island in relation to the furnace, storage areas for dishes and washing machine is also important. Check cookbooks and magazines have many ideas for designs and materials.
Measure the floor space of the kitchen to define the island. Please note that you will need at least 12 inches (30 cm) to project the island. The length and width of the island also come into play. For example, say you want to build a rectangular kitchen island with cooktop. You need to make the surface of the island about 6 feet (1.8 m) long and 4 feet (1.2 m) wide, at least, in order to place three banks on each side.
Displays various seating arrangements. Say you sit three people each long side of the rectangular kitchen island with cooktop. Each person will need 12 inches (30 cm) deep on his knees and a plate of food, which is the protruding area. Everyone will require at least 24 inches (60 cm) wide at the bar. This measure will prevent diners elbows touching during meal. You can build a square bar, of course if you have room for 24-inch (60 cm) width outgoing sitting for each person.